Handwritten & Signed Postcard. Allen Ginsberg, Gregory, Corso.
Handwritten & Signed Postcard

Handwritten & Signed Postcard

Boulder, CO: City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, 1977. Original Postcard. Single Sheet Card Stock. Handwritten & signed by Allen Ginsberg & Gregory Corso to Beth Biderman. A handwritten postcard, dated July 23, 1977, sent by Allen Ginsberg from the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado to Beth Biderman, the songwriter/producer & daughter of artist/filmmaker Peggy Biderman. With two short messages handwritten in ink by Ginsberg &, below his signature in pencil, Gregory Corso. Addressed to Biderman at an address in Miami, Florida. Ginsberg's message reads: "Have not yet listened to tape. Will do so when I get back from Naropa. Love to your mama." During this period, Ginsberg, Corso, William S. Burroughs & other primary Beat figures were teaching & creating at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the legendary Naropa Institute, now Napora University. A wonderful piece of history, obtained directly from Beth Biderman, in near-fine condition with vertical crease along middle from single card leaf having been folded, affecting image on front of large group in front of City Lights Book Store taken by Walter Chappell in 1973, & some yellowing & faint fingerprints on back. Ginsberg has scribbled over the printed City Lights address & handwritten his Boulder, CO address above it. Near Fine. [Item #1616]

Price: $200.00

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